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. motion by commissioner avalos. seconded by commissioner farrell. we will take that without objection. >> on item two. roll call. campos, >> roll call taken. item passes. >> if you can please call item number three. >> report, this is an information item. thank you very much. colleagues i have a very brief report today. we had two significant transportation events. on october 11th, we hosted the u.s. secretary of transportation, ray lahood as well as our house minority leader, nancy pelosi at at ceremony to mark the approval of the federal government grant for the central subway. this is a commitment of almost a billion dollars to a project that has been on i books for a very long time. we want to take this opportunity to congratulate the sfmta on reaching that important mile stone and thank everyone involved in making that funding possible. of course, including the members of the board that have been supportive for this and advocated for this project and our star that have been working on this. secondly, on october 12th, we marked a major milestone. we have the ground breaking of th
leprechaun. as a matter of fact, in my novel that margaret spoke about, about jazz, in it, billy farrell, who is one of a very large number of characters, is a jazz pianist and before he begins playing a black leprechaun appears to him, mr. mcginniss so you can assume it's the ghost of mr. mcginniss. as margaret said, in 1949 we came to the south bronx, which was an irish neighborhood, mostly. i was sort of a spaced-out kid, destined obviously to be a poet. i was this big at 13 and i was a good rollerskater and the kids were amazed and they befriended me. after a while, they recognized that i had some sort of athletic ability and because i was so spaced out, they mistook it for great courage and if they pushed me, i pushed them back. it was just like a game. so they took to me and asked me to join the shamrocks. i even changed my name from ed vega to ed mcveigh. and this is how they passed me off because most of the teams they played were other irish kids. this was a regular football team so, consequently, they listed me as eddie mcveigh. it was great fun and my friends were jimmy flynn, padd
feel a lot more energetic. >> reporter: jr farrell runs, does yoga, even pilates. but five times a week she likes to shake it up. it's called whole body vibration. >> i also just feel toned like my stomach gets flatter. >> reporter: invented by the russians to boost bone density and muscle strength, the technology was used by nasa to help astronauts prepare for space. i took it for a test shake. whoa! that's a lot of shaking. the idea, the plate vibrates, transmits waves of energy and your body, your muscles, have to react to stay on. >> 1800 [ indiscernible ] muscles it activates 97% of the muscles over the body at the same time. >> reporter: resulting in a quick more efficient workout. in a study roughly 70 young unathletic women used 10 minutes of vibration training or 60 minutes at the gym. the results were the same better muscle tone and strength but those shaking it up did it in a fraction of the time. too good to be true? the true believers are lining up at the studio. >> i feel it in my core. i'm standing up straighter. >> i'm able to pull my belt on one notch tighter. >> repor
are saying they wanted those three days, and the legislature listen to them. host: farrell, hamilton county. we are in columbus. go ahead. thank you for calling. caller: i think it is interesting we did not hear anything about the word abortion. we hear the words women's rights. but we do not hear the word abortion in this whole election. i think it is time we say the word abortion. 45-60 percent of black pregnancies end up an abortion. the black community should wake up. guest: the 1973 law has already been reviewed by the supreme court in past. it is a law that is legal in protecting the women's right to choose is very important. not only of this election, but every election. the fact is we're talking about making sure those that are living are protected by a health care and making sure people do get health care. as far as i am concerned, when you start talking about issues that divide us, i think the number one issue, the issues that divide us, and i will not participate in that kind of discussion. guest: a lot of people feel strongly about this issue. i am pro-life. we believe in the sa
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